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J Reprod Med. 1987 Nov;32(11):869-72.

Third-trimester colectomy for severe ulcerative colitis. A case report.

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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, United States Army Hospital Nurnberg, APO New York, NY 09742.

Abstract

Despite steroid therapy and total parenteral nutrition, a patient with severe ulcerative colitis developed a colon perforation with peritonitis that necessitated colectomy at 28 weeks' gestation. The pregnancy was left intact; the postoperative vaginal delivery was uneventful.

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